Activision Blizzard used to be owned by media giant Vivendi. Not anymore. It's now a free company, having bought Vivendi's stake out. You could say it's gone indie, but that joke's going to wear pretty thin over the next 24 hours.
Latest gossip in the "Vivendi might be selling Activision" rumors that've been floating around comes courtesy Bloomberg, which reports today that Vivendi's search is off to a slow start. Previous rumors had pegged Microsoft, Tencent, and Nexon as potential buyers.
When last heard from, those behind a long-in-development, fan-made King's Quest sequel were on the verge of an agreement with Activision allowing them to finally complete their project. This afternoon, that news came. The Silver Lining will finally be completed.
The team of King's Quest enthusiasts who had, since 2002, been working on an unofficial continuation of the seminal adventure game, have complied with a demand by Activision to cease all development of their game.
Vivendi's Los Angeles headquarters at the Howard Hughes Center might be gone, but what's taken its place will leave a lasting impact on LA drivers for years to come.
Activision announced today that it would be taking a handful of titles formerly published by (and planned to be published by) Sierra and add them to its own product portfolio. Games in the Crash Bandicoot, Ice Age and Spyro the Dragon series will join the Activision family of published titles, with Prototype and an…
When yesterday over 92 percent Activision shareholders gave their thumbs-up to the company's pending merger with Vivendi, it was pretty much a done deal, and today Activision Blizzard is official.
Sunday night's pre-E3 Kotaku party is going to be a booze-fueled, feel-good adventure. None of that, however, will dull the pain of Brütal Legend's absence at E3, an absence confirmed by MTV Multiplayer today. Double Fine Productions frontman Tim Schafer confirmed the bad news earlier today and I'm just barely keeping…